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Fraser
2005-Oct-19, 08:29 AM
SUMMARY: The new Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) on the Hubble Space Telescope has revealed a clear disk of dust around a young, 5 million year old star. Astronomers believe these disks are the birthplaces of planets. The star, called HD 141569A is part of a triple star system located 320 light-years away in the constellation of Libra.

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